A Mexican-American who feels culturally deprived and unsure of his identity is shown his cultural heritage. Discusses Mexican history, how Spanish words, architecture, and music have become part of American culture, and the contributions of outstanding Mexican-Americans. Narrated by Ricardo Montalban, who makes a brief appearance.
Several in director Leo Handel's personal circle had cameos in the film. His secretary Laura appears at 17:37, looking at clothing. Her successor, Carol Nocella is on-camera at 26:12, seen getting the autograph of actor Ned Romero, who's petting Leo's dog Duke, the subject of one of Leo's books. For more on Leo Handel, visit: .http://afana.org/HandelLeo.htm